Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Aug 2012 22:48 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I always see The Netherlands - my home country - as a small, easily graspable version of other, larger and more important western countries and even the west as a whole. In light of this,'s Arnoud Wokke points to a very interesting report about the Dutch telecommunications market. This reports notes a trend that, if present in the rest of the world, could have serious effects for phone makers.
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by zadintuvas on Mon 20th Aug 2012 21:37 UTC
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In Lithuania some carriers expressed their unwillingness to sell subsidized phones in the press and introduced a "monthly phone payment" so you can make monthly interest-free payments instead of paying whole price for your phone straight off. I checked carrier websites and it seems to be the rule with the exception of iPhone.

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